VIN Representatives

Therese Chan

Therese Chan


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, 1992


  • 15 years in emergency/critical care (both after-hours and 24 hour practice), in Connecticut, Georgia and Washington state, with intermittent relief work in day and emergency practice. Currently doing relief work in the greater Seattle area.

Professional Associations:

  • Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society - member since 1998.
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Washington State Veterinary Medical Association
  • Seattle-King County Veterinary Medical Association


  • Biking, kayaking, and good wines!


  • New husband Kelvin, daughter Melinda


  • Tessa - boxer/basset hound mix (first puppy in over 10 years!)
  • Abby - half slug/half dog, hopelessly trapped in a DSH cat's body
  • Kayla - slightly schizoid DLH
  • Ian - DSH, aka 'Pee Boy' (we love him despite his inappropriate urination)
  • Lily - Peruvian guinea pig, with the longest pig hair you've ever seen

What I love about VIN:

  • VIN truly is an extended family to me, and I've made many wonderful friends over the years. I love the communication with specialists from around the world, and I love that I can log on and find the answer to almost any veterinary question within seconds!